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Paper Play: Kindergarten to Contemporary Art

Open during Museum hours

Explore the innovative use of paper by six contemporary artists, who use this humble material in simple ways—folding, weaving, cutting, and stacking—to make extraordinary works of art. Then, discover the possibilities of paper by creating a mysterious scene, a sculpture, and a colorful weaving!

Learn more about the Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery.

Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery

Paper Play: Kindergarten to Contemporary Art

Explore the innovative use of paper by contemporary artists who use this humble material in simple ways—folding, weaving, cutting, and stacking—to make extraordinary works of art. Then, families can discover the possibilities of paper by creating a mysterious scene, a folded sculpture, and a colorful weaving!

Artists in this exhibition include Richard Sweeney, Wu Jian’an, Michelle Grabner, Tara Donovan, Andrea Dezsö, and an installation by Fred Liang in the Museum’s East End.

The Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery is open during regular Museum Hours.

Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays

Experience art with your family at Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays, the Museum’s lively event that happens five times a year! Enjoy hands-on art activities, interactive performances, family tours, visiting artists, and more! These events are free with Museum admission and for kids twelve and under. Free for Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee with their membership card or invite sheet.

Upcoming Events

Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: About Face
Admission to this event is FREE thanks to Friends of Art!
SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017, 10 AM–4 PM
Discover the many faces of portraiture. Gather inspiration for creating your own artworks from the portraits of people and animals in the Museum’s collection. Learn to draw facial features, make an expressionist portrait, sculpt a head, and more during this activity-filled day.

Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: The Power of Posters
SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017, 10 AM–4 PM
Step into the exciting world of design in the exhibition How Posters Work. Experiment with different combinations of words and pictures as you invent your own alphabet, create an advertisement, and design a book cover. Try your hand at drawing, collage, and printmaking, and even meet local designers!

Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: The Great Art Adventure
SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017, 10 AM–4 PM
Grab a Museum passport and travel through time and around the world in the Collection Galleries—completing challenges along the way! Solve an artful puzzle, “act out” a painting, talk with artists working in the galleries, and more!

For more information about Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays events, contact the Director of Youth and Family Programs at 414-224-3828 or youthandfamily@mam.org.

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